Iraq Daily News – The leader of a coalition uniting Mohammed Khaldi said the Iraqi State has collapsed economically and almost declared bankruptcy due to lack of financial budget, calling on President Fouad Massoum convened a Conference and invite the three presidencies and the Presidency of the Kurdistan region to solve the budget crisis. Khalidi said in an […]
Kurdistan News – A source familiar with the Kurdistan region that the region’s president, Massoud Barzani, will be announced Tuesday, the name of the candidate Kurdish presidency of the Republic, noting that, Barham Salih, is the favorite to win the job on according to contexts in the forefront replace Maliki. He announced former spokesman for the Kurdistan Alliance […]
Iraq Daily News – A source has told BasNews that 72 hours have been set to choose Iraqi President, PM and Parliament Speaker. About the presidency post of Iraq, the source noted that the Director of al-Mada daily newspaper in Iraq Fakhri Karim attempts to get support to run for presidency post and has told Kurdistan Patriotic Union […]
Kurdistan News – ERBIL, Kurdistan Region – US Secretary John Kerry arrived in Erbil Tuesday to try to urge the autonomous Kurds not to quit the political process in Baghdad, after promising “sustained and intense” support to counter a blitz by Sunni militants that threatens to splinter Iraq. Iraq has been plunging deeper into turmoil since insurgents that […]
Iraq Daily News – The president of Iraq’s autonomous Kurdistan Region signaled that the country’s Kurds are ready to seek independence, as Sunni insurgents gained greater ground and Iraq slid toward civil war. “It is the time now for the Kurdistan people to determine their future, and the decision of the people is what we are going to […]
Kurdistan News – BARCELONA, Spain – Kurdistan Region President Massoud Barzani is in Italy for his first meeting with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Friday, where discussions are expected to center on the 30,000 Christians who have sought refuge in the northern enclave that remains the only peaceful portion of Iraq. Barzani, whose stop in Italy is […]
Iraq Daily News – Erbil / Iraq News Network – The head of the MDC Kurdish opposition Nechirvan Mustafa, the head of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, is the plans of many of the declaration of secession from Iraq soon. Mustafa said, that the president of Iraq’s Kurdistan region, Massoud Barzani, discussed plans for the secession of the region […]
Confirmed Iraqi media outstanding SZ Qaisi she feels pride whenever she visited Kurdistan and particularly the city of Arbil, praising the President of the Kurdistan Region, Massoud Barzani, to his interest in development in this region and the lives and livelihoods of its citizens, expressing her love for uniform Kurdish Women who combines her opinion between Ulster and show femininity. […]
Sulaymaniyah / Orr News Announced the wife of President Jalal Talabani and the leadership of the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK), Hero Ibrahim Ahmed, abandoning the leadership of organizations, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan in Sulaimaniyah, because of the loss suffered by the party in the legislative elections for the Kurdistan region. According to news reports, issued from […]
Kurdistan Region of Iraq President Massoud Barzani’s visit to Baghdad on July 7 carries many connotations. It also reflects an Iraqi environment favorable to dialogue, not only to resolve the problems between Erbil and Baghdad, but also to address the ongoing Iraqi crises at various levels. Barzani’s visit to Baghdad sought to end the rift between the central government […]
In the troubled security and political landscape of Iraq, the autonomous northern province of Kurdistan has emerged in the past 10 years as an inspiring success story. The region’s progress is on full display in its capital city of Irbil, some 400km (249 miles) north of Baghdad. Iraqi Kurds, roughly estimated at five million, have stunningly rebuilt a dirt-poor […]
ERBIL – Women activists say women participation in the government positions should be equal to their participation in the parliament of Kurdistan Region – 25 percent – as the region prepares for a cabinet reshuffle as part of a political deal between the two main ruling parties. The current Prime Minister of Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) from the Patriotic Union […]
Since the middle of December 2011, Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki has targeted leading members of the rival list, the Iraqi National Movement (INM). This has included an arrest warrant for Vice President Tariq al-Hashemi, and a move to hold a no confidence vote against Deputy Premier Saleh al-Mutlaq. Now there are reports that Finance Minister Rafi Issawi may be Maliki’s […]
Arbil, General Lloyd Austin, Commander of US forces in Iraq expressed concern and regret the events that affected the Christian minority walaizdih in Kurdistan which defined the sisterhood and fraternal coexistence between its components. During the reception, head of the Kurdistan region Massoud Barzani, in the resort of Salahuddin, General Austin and his entourage, in the presence of Sheikh Jaafar […]
BAGHDAD- Al Sabah said advisor to the prime minister for the Kurdistan region just Berwari, that serious efforts are being made by the political forces to address the crisis in oil and gas law, as stressed Deputy for mass virtue parliament that the final word in the passage of the oil and gas will be the House of Representatives, has called […]
Convention entered extend the stay of American troops in the final stage as senior diplomatic source who asked not to be named. The same source said that the agreement to be concluded was the result of discussions between the Office of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and the U.S. Embassy, and it has continued since the tenth month of last year. […]
Erbil, (AKnews)- A lawmaker from the Kurdistan Blocs Coalition (KBC) said the Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki has agreed to the KBC’s candidate for the Iraqi Trade Ministry. The KBC was given seven ministries, including the Trade Ministry, from the partially announced shares in the new cabinet. Maliki has suspended nine posts, including the security ministries, from his 42-member new cabinet. […]
Erbil, (AKnews)- A lawmaker from the Kurdistan Blocs Coalition (KBC) said the Iraqi Prime Minister, Nouri al-Maliki has agreed to the KBC’s candidate for the Iraqi Trade Ministry.
The KBC was given seven ministries, including the Trade Ministry, from the partially announced shares in the new cabinet. Maliki has suspended nine posts, including the security ministries, from his 42-member new cabinet.
Maliki has no objection against Khayrulla Babakir from the KBC to take over the Iraqi Trade Ministry, Fuad Massum told AKnews. He added Maliki voiced his sanction late Thursday night.
Babakir is the financial chief for the PUK, the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (led by the Iraqi President Jalal Talabani). The PUK and the Kurdistan Democratic Party, KDP, of Massoud Barzani are major allies in the KBC.
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